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Historic New England stands in solidarity

Jun 3, 2020

Historic New England stands in solidarity with voices around the country and its sister organizations in our region demanding justice for the murder of George Floyd. As a civic institution, we are firmly committed to equity, inclusiveness, and social justice — and condemn racism, which must end. As preservationists, we strive for truth and authenticity in the places we protect and the stories they frame.

Our new President and CEO, Vin Cipolla, assumed his position this week. Read his letter to the Historic New England community.

Resources for further education and reflection

How to talk to younger children about race from @theconsciouskid on Instagram

“Talking About Race” web portal from the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Recommended anti-racism booklist from Bookshop, an online bookstore that financially supports local independent bookstores and gives back to the book community

Broadcast and streaming content addressing race and racism from PBS